Reigning champions St Andrew’s and Wesley College will meet in the tie of the round following the draw for the senior schoolgirl’s cup made this week. The pair played out a thrilling 4-3 fixture a fortnight ago with the Booterstown school, inspired by Niamh Atcheler eventually taking the spoils.
Andrew’s all but secured their place in the league semi-finals last Saturday with a goal in each half to beat Muckross 2-0, Harriet Kinsman and Gill Pinder on target.
The Marlborough road nursery, though, did challenge throughout and drew a series of saves from Tiffany Ellis. Her clean-sheet meant it was seven wins from seven to date for Andrew’s.
Their tie with Wesley will be one of four all-Premier League ties in the round of 32. High School and Alexandra College meet at Danum for the second time this season in a Dublin 6 derby while Rathdown face Loreto, Bray and King’s Hospital host Muckross.
Premier League Pool B leaders Mount Anville face the short trip to face St Raphaela’s and will hope to continue their pre-Christmas form which garnered two wins in the past fortnight.
Aisling Naughton was on target three times in two games in the victories over Holy Child, Killiney (4-0) and High School (3-0). Anna O’Connell was also on the mark in both games.
All first round cup games are to be completed by January 16.
Senior Cup draw:
Sutton Park School v Notre Dame des Missions; St Joseph of Cluny v Our Lady’s, Terenure; Manor House v St Killians; Santa Sabina v Our Lady’s Grove; Kings Hospital v Muckross Park; St Andrew’s v Wesley College; St Raphaelas v Mt Anville; John Scottus v Mt Temple; St Gerard’s v The Teresian School; Mt Sackville v Newbridge College; Holy Child Killiney v Loreto, St Stephen’s Green; Newpark Comprehensive v Loreto, Foxrock; St Columba’s v Loreto, Dalkey; The High School v Alexandra College; Loreto, Beaufort v Dundalk Grammer School; Rathdown School v Loreto, Bray
Junior Cup draw:
Round One (to be played by January 9)
Mt Sackville v St Killians; Loreto, Foxrock v Muckross; Our Lady’s Terenure v Alexandra College; Newbridge College v Kings Hospital; Loreto, Dalkey v St Andrews; Mt Anville v High School; Loreto, Bray v Holy Child, Killiney; Newpark Comprehensive v Wesley College; Rathdown School v The Teresians
Byes: St. Columba’s, Our Lady’s Grove, St Joseph of Cluny, St. Gerard’s, St Raphaela’s, Santa Sabina, Loreto, Beaufort
Minor Cup – Round One (to be played by January 9):
High School v Wesley College; Newpark Comprehensive v Loreto, Beaufort; Mount Sackville v Mount Temple; Rathdown School v Holy Child Killiney; St Gerard’s v St Raphaela’s; Alexandra College v King’s Hospital
Byes: Muckross Park; St Andrew’s; The Teresian School; Mount Anville; Our Lady’s Grove; Our Lady’s, Terenure; St Joseph of Cluny; Loreto, Dalkey; Loreto, Bray; Loreto, Foxrock
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